Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) working President JP Nadda and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday released the manifesto for the upcoming assembly election to the state of Maharashtra. Top sources say IAF plans to install the IPSS, which is a “comprehensive multi-sensor, multi-layered, hi-tech surveillance and intrusion detection system”, at 23 “sensitive and high-risk” airbases. Concurrently, the force is also pushing the case for “electric smart power fences” for 19 other air stations. India is remembering Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on his 88th birth anniversary. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was born on October 15, 1931 at Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu. Dr Kalam became known as the 'Missile Man of India' for his contributions towards the development of the country's missile projects.
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National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought report from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab stating the action taken to stop the burning of crops (stubble burning). The report has to be filed by November 15 which is also the next date of hearing.
Former Union Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel will hold a press conference in Mumbai later today. His name has reportedly appeared in a land deal related to gangster Iqbal Mirchi.
Andhra Pradesh: Eight dead after a tourist bus overturned in East Godavari district. The accident took place between Maredumilli and Chinturu.
Delhi Court extends judicial custody of Senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar till October 25, in connection with a money laundering case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
Haryana Assembly Polls
PM Narendra Modi in Haryana's Charkhi Dadri: During my recent informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, he said to me that he had seen 'Dangal' movie which showcased excellent performance of daughters of India. I felt really proud of Haryana on hearing this.
PM Narendra Modi says, "Had the villages of Haryana not stepped forward then 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' would not have been so widespread, effective and fruitful. Every person in Haryana says 'Mhari chhoriyaan chhoron se kam hain ke?'
We will have two types of Diwali this time. A 'diya' (earthen lamp) Diwali, and a 'kamal' (lotus) Diwali. We should dedicate this Diwali to our daughters and celebrate their achievements: PM Modi
PM Narendra Modi, in Haryana's Charkhi Dadri: I don't come to Haryana for election rallies, I don't campaign for BJP in Haryana, I don't ask for votes in Haryana. Haryana itself calls me. I can't stop myself from coming here. You have given me so much love.
Jammu and Kashmir: Recruitment drive for territorial army underway in Srinagar. Commanding Officer RR Sharma says,"Close to 6500 youth appeared for screening and physicals. We have shortlisted approx 550 youth. After all examinations, they will be inducted into 162 Territorial Army."
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Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti Detained Under Public Safety Act: Home Minister Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said the former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti have been detained under Public Safety Act (PSA). The act allows detention for up to two years without a trial. Tensions are high in Kashmir after New Delhi on August 5 announced abrogation of provisions of Article 370 and decided to bifurcate the state into Union territories - Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh - hours after Kashmir was placed under a total clampdown. Read more...
Maharashtra Assembly Polls: BJP Releases Manifesto, Promises 1 Crore Jobs
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday released party's manifesto for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections. Polling for all 288 Assembly seats in the state will be held on October 21 and counting of votes will take place on October 24. The manifesto was released by BJP working president JP Nadda and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis.
Alarm Bells For Indian Intelligence As Pakistan-Based Terrorists Switch To 'Silent Codes' On LoC: Report
Amid reports of Pakistan-based terrorists reactivating Balakot camp after the Indian Air Force’s pre-dawn airstrikes in February, there is an alarming development on the Line of Control. The Pakistan-based handlers are using new ‘codes’ to send messages to the terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir. What is worrying the fact that the Indian intelligence agencies and the military have not been able to crack the code so far. The development was reported by the Hindustan Times on Tuesday. The report adds that the eerie silence on the Line of Control has been more pronounced since the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5.
Nitish holds high-level meeting on water-logging; errant officials face music
The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar has taken action against errant officials found wanting in discharge of their duties during the recent water-logging in Patna by placting them under suspension, withholding payment of salaries and issuing show-cause notices to them.
The accountability of officials was fixed, remedial measures discussed and instructions were issued for strict implementation at a review meeting held by the chief minister with members of his cabinet and top government officials on Monday.